Ministers have flirted with this idea for over a decade. It’s bad policy, as well as poor ethics.
A deluge of mole-owners have put pressure on health services.
New guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists advising women who are trying to conceive not to drink any alcohol at all just load more stress on to an already fraught time.
Can science cure a broken heart? In theory, yes - but the side effects can be rather unpleasant.
The resurgence of diseases like measles in the United States has come from the refusal of parents to vaccinate their children. The good news is that Britain isn’t seeing those same risks – but it could in the future.
A respected health policy think tank, the King's Fund, has blasted the government's restructuring of the health service.
Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
In mice, young blood can rejuvinate the arteries and even neurones of the old. But humans may be wary.
The drug can cause symptoms akin to a UTI – recurrant use may lead to severe bladdar damage.
A health expert who advised this government during the passage of the Health and Social Care Act in 2012 argues that Labour's plan to integrate health and social care is preferable to the coalition's approach.
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